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cyclist struck by metro transit bus dies days later

a man hit by a metro transit bus while on his bike earlier this week died from his injuries thursday, friends and family members confirmed saturday.michael williams, of minneapolis, was struck by an eastbound route 19 bus near the intersection of hwy. 55 and logan avenue n. around 6 p.m. monday. he was on his bike at the time, according to metro transit spokesman howie padilla.friends shared news of williams' death on social media. he would have turned 45 on friday.padilla was not aware of williams' condition as of saturday afternoon, he said. metro transit police are investigating the collision.there were witnesses at the scene of the crash, according to the accident report. the driver of the bus was temporarily pulled out of service, a standard procedure, padilla said.a gofundme account set up for williams' family had raised more than $9,000 as of 1:30 p.m. saturday. friends and family plan a memorial for williams at 3 p.m. in powderhorn park in minneapolis.